What does the tail of the dragonfly do?

The tail of a dragonfly (called the abdomen) contains many of a dragonflies organs, including its reproductive organs and much of its digestive system. It also acts as a cooling system. The insect pumps blood through the abdomen. The long, narrow shape ensure that the blood stays close to the surface, allsoing they air to carry away excess heat.
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Do dragonflys have stingers?

No, they do not have stingers. Only hymenopterians bare stingers. Dragonflies may bite you if you hold one between your fingers. They have large jaws to grind their prey.
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Is a dragonfly a herbivore?

A dragonfly-believe it or not-is a carnivore or a hebivore, and the true name is a omnivore It usually chows down on things like bee's, mosquito's, flies, and butterflies, gra (MORE)

Insects 101: An Introduction to Dragonfly Mating

Summer sees its fair share of dragonflies in areas near sources of water. Sometimes these insects are seen flying in tandem, with one dragonfly attached to the other's tail. T (MORE)

Dragonfly Crafts

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A Green Darner Dragonfly Lesson Plan

The Green Darner dragonfly is one of the most common and largest species to be found in North America. It can grow up to 3 inches in length with an even longer wingspan. Green (MORE)
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What do dragonflies eat?

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What is the meaning of the dragonfly and dragonfly symbols?

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